Michael P. Cooper

Associate

Background

Michael specializes in U.S. and foreign patent prosecution of chemistry and biotechnology matters, and related litigation matters.

Education

Washington University in St. Louis School of Law
J.D. 2011

University of Utah
Chemistry
M.S. 2011

University of Utah
Chemistry
B.S. 2006

Honors and Awards

  • Selected to Washington Rising Stars®, 2017-2018

Experience

Michael specializes in patent matters pertaining to pharmaceutical and chemical technologies. His practice includes U.S. and international patent preparation and prosecution, freedom to operate and patentability analyses, and intellectual property due diligence. Michael has experience with a variety of technologies including small molecule pharmaceuticals, formulations, materials science, and semiconductor fabrication.

Prior to joining Seed IP, Michael was an associate at two other U.S. law firms. As a research assistant, he studied the maintenance of lipid bilayer asymmetry in cell membranes.

Affiliations

Michael is admitted to the Washington State Bar and the Missouri State Bar and is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He is a member of the Washington State Patent Law Association (WSPLA).

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